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Hot 100: Fifth Harmony’s “Sledgehammer” Rises to New High

Fifth Harmony [ABC]

Move over, “Miss Movin’ On.”

Benefiting from rising sales and airplay, Fifth Harmony’s current single “Sledgehammer” rises to #75 on the weekly Billboard Hot 100. Up nineteen places from last week’s position, the “Reflection” single is sitting at a new peak.

It also is sitting one place higher than debut single “Miss Movin’ On” ever reached on the all-encompassing Billboard track chart. That track, which was the lead release from the group’s 2013 “Better Together” EP, peaked at #76.

Fellow “Reflection” single “BO$$,” which benefited from a strong initial sales week, still represents Fifth Harmony’s highest-charting release. It debuted (and peaked) at #43 earlier this year.

Owing to its growing radio exposure and discounted price ($0.69) on iTunes, “Sledgehammer” began surging on the all-genre sales chart last week. That its growth is continuing this week–the song is up to #30 on the chart–bodes well for an even higher position on next week’s all-encompassing Hot 100.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]headlineplanet.com.

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